Building a Better Community Through Volunteering
Relay fo Life of Lincoln & Minnehaha Counties
American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is going to be held July 25-26. It is a fun-filled overnight activity that mobilizes communities across the country to celebrate survivorship, remember those who lost their lives to cancer, and raise money for the fight against cancer. Volunteers are needed to: Help plan the event by joining the planning committee. Help during the event including setting-up, greeting, organizing, games and entertainment, and tearing down.
“Hog Wild” Community Blood Drive
Community Blood Bank, KELO AM, South Dakota Pork Producers, Camille’s Sidewalk Café and Lewis will host the 14th Annual “Hog Wild” community blood drive on Saturday, July 26th from 7am to 4pm at Lewis Drug on 41st Street & Minnesota Ave. Area residents are invited to donate blood on the Community Blood Bank’s bloodmobile.
Join Teddy Bear Den on Saturday, July 26th for an evening of fun as they celebrate the 10th annual Stogeez Steakout! The event is held on Phillips Avenue between 10th and 11th Street. They are in need of assistance throughout the day is needed to unloading and set up tables and chairs, serve food, cleanup of tables, emptying trashes, and tear down and clean up street.
The South Dakota Peach Festival Volunteer
The South Dakota Peach Festival will be held on July 26 – 27 at Yankton Trail Park with proceeds benefiting Special Olympics South Dakota. Two fun-filled days of live music, activities, vendors and delicious foods! Enjoy peaches from the Georgia orchards and eat your way through the weekend tasting all things peach! Helping with the South Dakota Peach Festival can be an excellent project for individuals, as well as school groups, youth groups, church groups, service clubs, organizations, etc.
For information on these and other volunteer opportunities please call the Helpline Center by dialing 2-1-1 or visit www.helplinecenter.org.